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List of Issues & Bugs Patched by Service Pack 1 (SP1) in Office and SharePoint 2013

March 25, 2014

Correlating bugs to the fixes indicated for the SharePoint 2013 / Office 2013 Service Pack 1 can be a bit tricky since the actual change list is served in the form of an Excel spreadsheet on the Microsoft KB page. I’m not convinced that the major search engines surface Excel data in the same way Read More

SharePoint Conference 2014 – SharePoint Performance Tuning Roundup

March 15, 2014

Here’s a selection of the key presentations at the recent SharePoint Conference 2014, focused on the topic of SharePoint Performance & Optimization: Advanced Performance Analysis for SharePoint Identifying performance bottlenecks can be cumbersome. From the individual machine, the local LAN, the WAN, Web Front Ends and SQL Server, this session will show you the strategies Read More

Free SharePoint / Office 365 Theme & New Magic Tool from Bind Tuning

March 12, 2014

The good folks at shared with me at the SharePoint Conference that they have a new, free Office 365 SharePoint theme available called TheBootstrap Theme. It’s beautiful, it’s elegant, and it’s free! “The Bootstrap Theme” is a free theme, based on the Bootstrap 3 framework, featuring its base design, yet completely customizable using the BindTuning Read More

Free Online SharePoint Conference

March 11, 2014 SP24 will last for 24 hours and will comprise of 48 sessions running across a business and technical track. SP24 will be held on-line using live streaming and will feature many speakers who have been voted for by the community, plus a few well knowns! Last but not least, it’s completely free for all attendees. ​The Team! Read More

Store Office 365 User Credentials in Windows Credential Manager

March 8, 2014

I was recently tooling up to build a WinForm’s application that uploads documents from the end users desktop to their Office 365 SharePoint team site. I found a great set of building blocks to model off of with the awesome SharePoint Client Browser for SharePoint 2010 and 2013 code base. In a nutshell, it’s a Read More

vSharePoint February Presentation – SharePoint External Login Access: Forms Auth vs Azure ACS

February 24, 2014

Here are the assets from my presentation last Thursday at the Victoria SharePoint user group, vSharePoint. In addition to our site, be sure to also check out our  Office 365 hosted site at, which has all past Presentations available for download. SharePoint External Login Access Forms Authentication vs Azure ACS from itgroove Professional Services Read More

New Office 365 User Group in Victoria

February 19, 2014

From Sean: A few of us have banded together to kick off an Office 365 User Group here in Victoria. To learn more and signup, go to Our first meeting is scheduled for later in April. SharePoint is still very near and dear to our hearts but now that Office 365 is here, people have Read More

Bing Code Search for C# – Visual Studio Extension

February 19, 2014

[ Visual Studio blog post | Try it out Online ] The Bing Code Search add-in for Visual Studio 2013 makes it easier for .NET developers to search for and reuse code samples from across the coding community, including MSDN, StackOverflow, Dotnetperls and CSharp411. Bing Code Search improves developer productivity and speed by bringing the experience Read More

Nintex Workflow and Nintex Forms now available in the SharePoint Store

February 4, 2014

From Nintex: We are pleased to announce that we have updated our apps for Nintex Workflow and Forms for Office 365, now available for download from the SharePoint store. We’re focusing heavily on the great feedback being provided by our community, and we’re working on packing in as many features as we possibly can. You Read More

Change Site Collection Managed Path after move from different version of SharePoint

January 23, 2014

​In order to change a Managed Path for a site collection we need to backup and restore that site collection to the new Managed Path. I attempted to backup and restore a site collection today, with the goal of changing the managed path from: to: After mounting the 2010 version Content DB in from the 2010 Read More

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